SJ Search Pro for VM

This guide will help you install SJ Search Pro for VM step by step.


1REQUIREMENT – Back to top

At the basic level, this module will require the following conditions:

  • Compatible with version Joomla:Joomla! 3.x and Responsive layout.
  • Compatible with Virtuemart Version 3.0.x Component. Download HERE

2INSTALLATION – Back to top

Prepare your module package

  • Firstly, you need to UNZIP file that you have downloaded. Please note that you should choose module package that are suitable with each Joomla version which you have just downloaded.
  • Secondly, install main module (extracted mod_ file):
  • In your Administrator page, go to Extensions -> Extension Manager. In this page, click Browse, select module package.
  • Then click Upload & Install

  • Please wait for module being installed, usually within several seconds.
  • Now go to Extensions -> Module Manager, click Select Type box and choose the module you have installed.
  • Prepare to perform Module Configuration


3.1 Module Demo

3.2 Module Configuration

Note:We used the images of module’s installation on Joomla 3.x to illustrate.

After installing, go to Extensions -> Module Manager and find SJ Search Pro for VM to configure.

SJ Search Pro for VM module is configured in 3 main groups of parameters as following:

  • Module Options.
  • Image Options.
  • Advanced.

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:

Module Options.

  • Limit – Maximum number of products to display. Enter “0″ for unlimited.
  • Character – Allow to enter the minimum number of characters.
  • Show form category – Allow to show form category or not.
  • Show Image – Allow to show image or not.
  • Show Price – Allow to show price or not.
  • Show Category Name – Allow to show name of category or not.

Image Options.
Get Image From Product Image 

  • Product Image – Allow you to get image from product Image OR not

Get Images From Product Description

  • Description – Allow you to get images from product description OR not

Get Image From Extend Folder

  • Extend Folder – Allow you to get images from external folder OR not
  • Extend Folder – Set path to external image folder used by option above
  • Order to Get – Set order: field_image, field_description, external OR not
  • Resize Mode – Allow you to choose the mode of image resizing
    • None
    • Center
    • Fill
    • Fit
    • Strech
  • Output Format – Allow to set format for all output file:
    • Default – if you want to keep original format
    • GIF
    • JPEG
    • PNG
  • Keep Transparency – Allow to keep images transparent, for PNG and GIF format
  • Width/Height – Allow you to set the width/height of the big image
  • Background – Allow to set the color of image background. This is applied for showing images without full background. If the image with full background, you can see nothing to change
  • Placeholder Path or Url – Allow to set path to placeholder image


    • Module Class Suffix – Allow you to choose another CSS class that suits your template.
    • Alternative Layout – Set custom layout for this module.
    • Include Jquery – Allow you to include Jquery OR NOT.
    • Pre-text – The content to show at the top of module.
    • Post-text – The content to show at the end of module.
    • Caching – Select whether to cache the content of this module.
    • Cache Time – The time in seconds before the module is recached.
    • Module Tag – Allow to select the HTML Tag for module.
    • Bootstrap Size – Allow to set the number of columns that module will use.
    • Header Tag – Allow to select the HTML Tag for module header/title.
    • Header Class – Support the CSS Class for module header/title.
    • Module Style – Select module style.

4SUPPORT – Back to top

Thank you so much for purchasing this extension. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please send us via: Submit a Ticket

Thanks so much!